October 2018

The GTA Sees a Surge in Private Lending

With interest rates on the rise and mortgage stress tests making it harder for homeowners to refinance their mortgages, the GTA is seeing a surge in the number of homeowners turning to private financing.

April 2018

A Sticky End: Lessons Learned from Toronto's 2017 Real Estate Bubble

In 2017, the Toronto real estate market started the year with home prices up 34% in March over the previous year, then saw prices tumble 18% in just four months when the bubble burst. What was behind Toronto’s rapid house price appreciation, why did prices fall so rapidly and how were consumers affected by this market volatility?

March 2017

Freeholds on Fire: How Investor Demand is Driving Up Toronto Area Home Prices

Using an innovative method of measuring investor demand which looks at the number of houses being bought and immediately rented out, Realosophy’s John Pasalis finds evidence of speculative activity across the Greater Toronto Area